Omer Turner

1896–1974 (Age 77)
Douglas, Missouri, United States

The Life of Omer

When Omer Turner was born on 15 August 1896, his father, Jesse Vorhese Turner, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth B Turner, was 28. He married Della Agnes Wilson on 24 August 1918, in Douglas, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 15 July 1974, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Omer Turner
Della Agnes Wilson
Marriage: 24 August 1918
Leo Willard Turner
Lewis Turner
Norman Turner

Spouse & Children

24 August 1918
Douglas, Missouri, United States


  • Leo Willard Turner


  • Lewis Turner


  • Norman Turner


Parents & Siblings



  • Cricket Turner


  • Male1887–1963Male

  • Buss Turner


  • Icy M Turner


  • Gertrude Turner


+7 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Homer Turner in household of Jessie Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Omer Turner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Homer Turner, "United States Census, 1940"

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